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N5 Charlestown road reopens to traffic following accident

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after an elderly pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with a car in County Mayo.

It happened shortly before 7 o'clock yesterday evening, on the old N5, approximately 2 kilometres from Charlestown.

The man in his 80’s was taken by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital.

The occupants of the car sustained no physical injuries.

Traffic diversions were put in place overnight and Garda forensic investigators were called to examine the scene.

The road reopened to traffic just before 1pm this afternoon.

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